Reporting locusts

​​​​It is important that any locust activity is reported as soon as possible to your state biosecurity agency, or department of primary industries or agriculture.

You can also report locust activity directly to the Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) by phoning 1800 635 962 (an answering machine is provided for after-hours calls), or by completing the online form below. Alternatively, you can complete a hard copy of this form PDF PDF [121 KB, 1 page​] and fax it to the APLC on 02 6272 5074.​​

Locust Report Form

Complete the following form and press the submit button.​

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Your Contact Details

(directions or map ref.)

Locust Details

Vegetation Details

Condition of vegetation where locusts are

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Last reviewed: 4 November 2019